Business: The Mahony-Fairmont
A great American eatery featuring delicious menu varieties created with passion and innovation by Chef Brian Mahony. The Mahony menu is a unique fusion of global cuisine by day and offers ethnic cuisine from around the world by evening. We are also proud to offer Specialty menus highlighting the many cultures that grace the Buffalo Niagara region.
The Fairmont Creamery Building
199 Scott Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Where did you grow up?
I grew up in Williamsvile, NY.
How did you get into your profession?
I got into my profession out of necessity. I was on my own in California at age 18.
What did you study in school?
I studied Culinary Arts in San Fransisco.
Favorite item on your menu/must try for anyone stopping in?
Favorite menu item is tough; the menu has so many different flavors. Our best sellers are The Mahony Burger, Chorizo Stuffed Jalapeno, Soup of the Day and the Flat Iron Slider.
What is your greatest accomplishment so far?
Organizing and opening the restaurant on my own with Ellicott Development.
What inspires you most?
Teaching and training staff members watching them learn and grow and eventually reproduce the cuisine.
If you could give one piece of advice to a large group of people, what would it be?
Find something you love and are passionate about whether it be your partner or your profession.